The Leventhal Map Center is located inside the Central Library branch of the Boston Public Library in Copley Square, just off of the historic courtyard.  Tours of the Map Center and current exhibition are offered on the first Wednesday and third Friday of every month. See our calendar for more details.


Monday – Thursday: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday & Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Reference and Research by appointment during research hours. More information is below.

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Research at the Map Center

Are you interested in visiting the Map Center to use the physical collection or conduct your cartographic research?  Our collection is open to the public and can be used by anyone with a library card.

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